Most recent stories from EMM

Is there a “missionary type”?

podcastWhen Jan was a 12-year-old attending summer camp, she told her counselor that she wanted to be a missionary one day. But as she got older, she started to believe that her personality wouldn’t work for doing missions. Which was right?

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, July 22, 2017.

CHICAGO — Last year, an Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) team that works in Christian-Muslim relations was invited to hold the only booth representing a Jesus-following witness at America’s largest yearly gathering of Muslims.

July 21, 2017

Missionary couple retires after 26 years of service

Written by Emily Jones

DANGRIGA, Belize — After 26 years serving as missionaries with Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM), Galen and Phyllis Groff are retiring from formal ministry in July 2017. They plan to retire in Dangriga, Belize, volunteering in church development and supporting missionary work throughout the region.

Community in tragedy

podcastAt Amani Gardens Inn in Nairobi, a short-term EMM worker sees how the inn’s staff responds to a loss.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

Bakery betrayal

podcastHow do Christian business owners in East Asia react when an employee steals from the business?

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, July 8, 2017.

Empowering women entrepreneurs

podcastFor women in developing countries, small business is more than just a way to earn money. Learn about one Honduran woman’s dream.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, July 1, 2017.

July 3, 2017

Messenger has a message!

Written by Kaylene Derksen

How do people stay informed about all the amazing work God is doing around the world? The Impact Fund enables EMM to tell mission stories through the Missionary Messenger magazine.

New leaders dare to dream

podcastWhen the Tanzania Mennonite Church elected a number of young new bishops, bold dreams and visions began to bloom.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Baking cookies … for ghosts?

podcastWhile baking cookies for an outreach program in Southeast Asia, EMM workers get a surprising request.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

Called to serve … but where?

podcastA new EMM worker leaves her first assignment in East Africa to follow God’s calling to a new place. If only she knew where that new place was ....

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

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